We are Proud of our Awards, Partnerships and Recognitions
Tahoe Forest Health System is proud to be recognized for setting the standard of rural health care delivery. Our awards, partnerships and recognitions demonstrate our commitment to creating the best mountain community health system in the nation.
5-Star Rating by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for Patient Satisfaction (2014-2015)
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) awarded its first-ever star ratings to hospitals based on their patient satisfaction scores.Â Many of the nation's best known hospitals received average ratings, but Tahoe Forest Hospital was one of the few hospitals nationally that received an exceptional 5-star rating.Â No other Reno-Tahoe hospital received a 5-star rating, and only eight hospitals in the state of California received one.Â These scores are meant to help consumers compare hospital quality measurements.Â Read more about it here.
UC Davis Rural Center of Excellence
Being designated a UC Davis Rural Center of Excellence recognizes a commitment to offering quality care in our community. Bridging gaps in health care services, linking to specialists, and giving physicians access to the latest medical education and training is important.Â
Proud Affiliate â€“ UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
We are a proud affiliate of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, a network that unites five hospital-based cancer centers dedicated to providing exceptional cancer treatment in rural settings. Read more about it here.
UC Davis Rural PRIME Medical Education Program
Tahoe Forest Hospital has partnered with UC Davis School of Medicine to offer an innovative training program for third and fifth year medical students with local primary care physicians. Read more about the Rural Partners in Medical Education Program here.
Own the Bone Star Performer
Tahoe Forest Health System received an Own the Bone Star Performer designation, an achievement reserved for institutions that perform the highest level of fragility fracture and bone health care. Read more.
CAPE Gold Recipient for Performance Excellence
Tahoe Forest is a recognized for world-class service and performance excellence by the California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE).
Named on of America's Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in 2012
Tahoe Forest Hospital was named one of the Top 100 hospitals in the country by the National Rural Health Association, one of only four in the state of California.Â Read more about itÂ here.
Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation
Tahoe Forest Hospital is certified "Baby Friendly." For more information about our commitment to the highest quality of care, support and education for infants, read here.
Five Star Service Rated Children's Center
Tahoe Forest Hospital's Children's Center is rated 5 stars by the Nevada County Child Care Coordinating Council, read more here.
Performance Leadership in Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction
Tahoe Forest Hospital Receives National Recognition for overall excellence among all rural hospitals in the nation. Read more here.
Excellence in Innovation and Quality
The National Rural Resource Center awarded Tahoe Forest Hospital with the Excellence in Innovation and Quality award.Â Read more here.
America's Best Hospitals for Obstetrics
The TFH Women and Family Center was awarded the Women's Choice Award for being one of the best hospitals for obstetrics.Â Read more here.
CALNOC Performance Excellence Award
Tahoe Forest Hospital was recently recognized for excellent performance in the reduction of hospital acquired pressure ulcers, injuries from falls and infections. Read more here.
Tahoe Forest Hospital and Incline Village Community Hospital are accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an organization authorized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to survey all hospitals for compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation and Coverage.Â For more information on HFAP, go to www.hfap.org.
Exemplary ProviderÂ®Â Accreditation
Tahoe Forest Hospital was grantedÂ Exemplary ProviderÂ®-accredited status forÂ demonstratingÂ outstanding patient care practices and compliance to comprehensive Safety-Honesty-CaringÂ® quality standards as verified and validated by the Medicare-authorized national healthcare accreditation organizationâ€”The Compliance Team, Inc. For more information on theÂ Exemplary ProviderÂ® Accreditation, click here.Â
Tahoe Forest Health System was recognized by the BETA Healthcare Group for its dedicated commitment to fostering a culture of safety and empathic response to harm events within the organization. Tahoe Forest Health System achieved meeting all criteria within the BETA HEARTÂ® domain of Culture of Safety. Read more about the award.
Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award
Tahoe Forest Health System received the 2019 Guardian of Excellence AwardÂ® by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95thÂ percentile or above of performance in Patient Experience. Read more about the award.\
Press Ganey Seal of Integrity
Tahoe Forest Health System has earned the Press Ganey Seal of Integrity for having met scientifically rigorous standards for collecting and publicly reporting patient experience data. The Seal of Integrity affirms the validity of the organizationâ€™s transparency program and ensures that physician performance ratings are objectively and accurately represented.